Quilvest Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Quilvest Capital Partners has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Quilvest Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (13%) and restaurants (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (29%) and stake purchase (26%). In total, Quilvest Capital Partners has invested in 19 US states and 17 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Big Heart Pet Brands for $5.3B.

In the last 3 years, Quilvest Capital Partners has exited 12 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (41%). Quilvest Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Big Heart Pet Brands for $5.8B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity163
    • M&A Buy Activity96
    • M&A Sell Activity67
  • Total Sectors Invested 33
  • Total Countries Invested 17
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 96
  • M&A Advisors 9

Quilvest Capital Partners

243 boulevard Saint Germain,
Paris, 75 007
France
+33 1 40 62 07 62
www.quilvestcapitalpartners.com

Quilvest Capital Partners is the private equity investment arm of asset management firm Quilvest. Quilvest Capital Partners invests in private equity and debt funds as well as makes direct investments. The direct investment group looks for opportunities in the US, Europe, and 'opportunistically' in Asia with a preference for buyout, growth capital, and venture transactions. Quilvest Capital Partners will consider both minority and majority positions. Quilvest Capital Partners was established in 1972 and is based Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Oil/Gas Exploration, Plastics, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 91 - 1 - 4 - 96
vol $18.6B $18.6B
Sell (3.0/yr) # 52 3 4 4 4 - 67
vol $19.1B $1.1B $300M $161M $20.7B
  163

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
UrgentMED 2021-12-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Los Angeles, United States · www.urgentmednetwork.com
Creative Extruded Products, Inc. 2021-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Tipp City, Ohio · www.creativeextruded.com
Eudonet SAS 2021-11-03 - Secondary Buyout
Courbevoie, France · group.eudonet.com
Anthony's coal fired pizza 2021-10-11 161M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.acfp.com
BT Blue 2021-07-21 - Stake Purchase
Châteaubourg, France · www.bt-blue.com
Solem SAS 2021-07-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Clapiers, France · www.solem.fr
Minafin Sarl 2021-07-06 - Stake Purchase
Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium · www.minafin.com
Crown Health Care Laundry Services LLC 2021-03-09 - Secondary Buyout
Pensacola, Florida · www.crownlaundry.com
Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc. 2020-12-17 180M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sugar Land, Texas · www.wholesomesweeteners.com
Fertiláqua 2020-10-26 120M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cidade Nova, Brazil · www.aminoagro.agr.br
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 12 (12%) -
Restaurants 1 (10%) - 8 (8%) 4.3B (19%)
Information Technology - - 6 (6%) 7.5B (33%)
Financial Services 1 (10%) - 5 (5%) -
Life Science 1 (10%) - 5 (5%) -
Food - - 4 (4%) 5.3B (23%)
Distribution - - 4 (4%) 1.6B (7%)
Retail 1 (10%) - 4 (4%) 340M (1%)
Internet Software and Services - - 4 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (20%) - 3 (3%) 1.1B (5%)
Furniture - - 3 (3%) 177M (1%)
Plastics - - 3 (3%) 163M (1%)
Consumer Products - - 3 (3%) 31M (< 1%)
Communications 1 (10%) - 3 (3%) -
Software - - 2 (2%) 1.1B (5%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 2 (2%) 177M (1%)
Building Materials - - 2 (2%) -
Chemicals 1 (10%) - 2 (2%) -
Consumer Services - - 2 (2%) -
Education 1 (10%) - 2 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 2 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 2 (2%) -
Semiconductors - - 2 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (1%) 1.2B (5%)
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Leisure - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Media - - 1 (1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (10%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 10 - 97 $23.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (40%) - 43 (44%) 20.7B (90%)
  New York 1 (10%) - 8 (8%) 7.5B (33%)
  California - - 6 (6%) 5.3B (23%)
  Florida - - 6 (6%) 4.3B (19%)
  Virginia - - 3 (3%) 2.5B (11%)
  Texas - - 3 (3%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (10%) - 2 (2%) -
  Illinois - - 2 (2%) 30M (< 1%)
  Alabama - - 2 (2%) -
  Tennessee 1 (10%) - 1 (1%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (1%) 1.1B (5%)
  Colorado - - 1 (1%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (1%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (1%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (1%) -
France 3 (30%) - 24 (25%) 1.5B (7%)
United Kingdom 1 (10%) - 7 (7%) 340M (1%)
Switzerland - - 3 (3%) 31M (< 1%)
Spain - - 3 (3%) -
Belgium 1 (10%) - 2 (2%) -
Germany - - 2 (2%) 177M (1%)
India - - 2 (2%) -
Italy - - 2 (2%) -
Malaysia - - 2 (2%) -
Mexico 1 (10%) - 1 (1%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (1%) 163M (1%)
Australia - - 1 (1%) -
Brazil - - 1 (1%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (1%) -
Nigeria - - 1 (1%) -
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 3 (30%) - 24 (25%) 1.5B (7%)
Cross-border 7 (70%) - 73 (75%) 21.4B (93%)
Total 10 - 97 $23.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (30%) - 28 (29%) 547M (3%)
Stake Purchase 6 (60%) - 25 (26%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 15 (15%) 7.9B (38%)
Venture 1 (10%) - 12 (12%) -
Growth Capital - - 7 (7%) -
Going Private - - 6 (6%) 11.0B (53%)
Recapitalization - - 2 (2%) 163M (1%)
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) 1.2B (6%)
PIPE - - 1 (1%) -
Total 10 - 97 $20.8B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 24 (36%) 7.4B (36%)
Trade Sale 17 (25%) 2.6B (13%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 10 (15%) 10.7B (52%)
IPO 7 (10%) -
Unknown 5 (7%) -
Bankruptcy 2 (3%) -
Merger 2 (3%) -
Total 67 $20.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Piper Sandler & Co.
2
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Dechert LLP
2
SJ Berwin LLP
1
Lenz & Staehelin
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 9 $21.9B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.0B
< $100M 2 $61M
TOTAL $23.0B
Largest Big Heart Pet Brands
$5.3B (2011-03-08)
sell # Total
> $1B 6 $16.2B
$100M to $1B 13 $4.5B
< $100M 1 $14M
TOTAL $20.7B
Largest Big Heart Pet Brands
$5.8B (2015-02-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
16%
16 (16%)
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
37%
25 (37%)
Strategic(s)
43%
29 (43%)

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